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Florida Lawmakers Revive Push to Ban Sanctuary Cities

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The Rule of Law Adherence Act

Legislation has been considered again in the form of a newly composed bill making it illegal for all cities in Florida state to give sanctuary to illegal immigrants. The Florida lawmakers have written a bill, known as the “Rule of Law Adherence Act,” that would ban sanctuary cities and prohibit city governments to withhold pertinent information about illegal immigrants from federal immigration authorities. The law would also order local jails to confine suspected illegal immigrants until authorities can bring them into federal custody.

If the bill becomes a law, it would give government officers, who report people they suspect to be in the country illegally to federal authorities, protection as whistleblowers. The new law would also penalize government officials who don’t comply with the new legal demands and they could face suspension or permanent removal from their official positions. The bill was on the docket for a hearing by Congressional members as they are confronting another deadline for a government shutdown due to the current national controversy on immigration and financial backing for the border wall. The bill was reviewed on February 11, by the state Senate’s Judiciary Committee and is considered as a starting point for reform in Florida’s immigration enforcement.

The Advantageous West Palm Beach Immigration Lawyers

With more than 90 years of collective legal experience, the lawyers at the Pozo Goldstein, LLP law firm are ready to help the immigrant realize their American dream of becoming a legal citizen. If the immigrant has broken the law in their quest to gain admittance to the U.S. and is in the country illegally, a highly skilled West Palm Beach Immigration Lawyer is available to assist them. The Pozo Goldstein, LLP team includes a former judge and two former immigration prosecutors, giving their team solid mastery of immigration law, and an advantage over other immigration attorneys because they can anticipate strategies used by federal agencies and the courts.

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Get valuable legal representation from a knowledgeable West Palm Beach Immigration Lawyer, who is devoted to helping his, or her client attain lawful admittance to this country, or achieve full American citizenship, by contacting the Law Firm of Pozo Goldstein, LLP for a free consultation with an attorney. Their lawyers will advise their clients of their options, protect their clients’ rights, support their cases as they progress, and represent them when dealing with federal agencies, employers, and the courts. To schedule a free consultation, call (561) 578-4977, or call the toll free number: 1-88-VISA-LAW-1 or 1-888-472-5291. Send a message to the lawyers at Pozo Goldstein, LLP at their “Contact Us” page and they will respond as soon as possible.